Taking This Vacation Photo In Hawaii Could Get You Arrested

There’s nothing wrong with a fun selfie – unless that selfie could get you arrested. Or even killed.

Officials in Hawaii are cracking down on tourists sneaking into “no entry” zones instituted to protect the public from the Kilauea volcano eruption.

The police are reporting that many of these tourists breaking the law in order to take selfies with the fast-moving lava. Not only is this illegal, but it is highly dangerous and could result in injury or death.

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Travelers tempted to flout the new restrictions for the perfect profile pic could be slapped with a fine of $5,000 and potential jail time of up to one year.

Unless you look great in an orange jumpsuit, you might want to save the photography for the beach.